Real Marijuana as Herbal Medicine?

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One should not kill any living being, nor cause it to be killed, nor should one incite any other to kill. Do never injure any being, whether strong or weak, in this entire universe!

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Re: Real Marijuana as Herbal Medicine?

Postby Malcolm » Sun Jun 17, 2012 6:28 pm

If you don't practice, herb is fine. If you do, herb is a fetter.

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Re: Real Marijuana as Herbal Medicine?

Postby Wesley1982 » Mon Jun 18, 2012 3:27 am

BTW, I think a 'kamal'' is a flavored roll-leaf mixed & rolled with marijuana + fine tobacco. (a small hand-rolled blunt)

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Re: Real Marijuana as Herbal Medicine?

Postby ClearblueSky » Mon Jun 18, 2012 10:52 am

I think if someone genuinely wants to use marijuana as some sort of medicine, it is not the end of the world. There are a lot of legal medicines/ intoxicants out there that are much worse, that we seem not to worry about so much. In theory, if alcohol doesn't ruin our practice, marijuana might not either. I think the real danger is when people confuse intoxication with successful meditation. That's something that can happen easily, which might be one of the main issues with using marijuana, if you are a practitioner. That said, if I'm not mistaken there are several references to medicinal uses of cannabis in the Chakrasamvara and Mahakala tantras. But given the secrecy and complexity of tantras in general, I'd say it's safe to assume that unless studying those particular things in depth with a teacher, marijuana would only probably hinder our practice.

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Re: Real Marijuana as Herbal Medicine?

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Re: Real Marijuana as Herbal Medicine?

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"Once delusion is extinguished, your wisdom naturally arises and you don’t differentiate suffering and joy. Actually, this joy and this suffering, they are the same."

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Re: Real Marijuana as Herbal Medicine?

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